LINGUIST List 26.3349

Fri Jul 17 2015

TOC: Metaphor and the Social World 5/1 (2015)

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 17-Jul-2015
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Metaphor and the Social World Vol. 5, No. 1 (2015)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Metaphor and the Social World
Volume Number: 5
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2015

Main Text:

2015. iv, 163 pp.

Table of Contents


A “bright blue ball”, “brushed with clouds” or “parched, scorched, and washed away”?: Barack Obama’s use of contrasting metaphors and stories in framing climate change
L. David Ritchie and Mariko Thomas
1 – 19

Metaphorical conceptualization of emotion in Spanish: Two studies on the role of framing
Florencia Reali and Catalina Arciniegas
20 – 41

Metaphor in language, discourse, and history: Gieldan and paien in the medieval English religious use of the MORAL ACCOUNTING metaphor
Leonardo Nazar
42 – 59

When ‘seeking love is travel by bus’: Deliberate metaphors, stories and humor in a Romanian song
Elena Negrea-Busuioc and L. David Ritchie
60 – 81

Political metaphor, a matter of purposeful style: On the rational, emotional and strategic purposes of political metaphor
Carola Schoor
82 – 101

Scoring a goal or an own-goal against disease?: A multilevel framework for describing metaphor coherence in health campaigns
Elisabeth El Refaie
102 – 123


On using a dictionary to identify the basic senses of words
Fiona MacArthur
124 – 136


A dictionary gives definitions, not decisions: On using a dictionary to identify the basic senses of words
Aletta G. Dorst and W.G. Reijnierse
137 – 144

MIP, the corpus and dictionaries: What makes for the best metaphor analysis?
Alice Deignan
145 – 154

Book review

Kevin E. Moore (2014). The Spatial Language of Time. Metaphor, Metonymy and Frames of Reference
Reviewed by José Antonio Jódar-Sánchez
155 – 163

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Romanian (ron)
                            Spanish (spa)

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